Based in San Francisco’s Tenderloin District, the Vietnamese Youth Development Center (VYDC) is a multi-service agency offering services in employment and leadership training, education support and advocacy as well as individual and family counseling for immigrant and low-income youth and their families. The Center’s programs help to divert youth by providing constructive activities that impact their world increase their individual and cultural pride as well as build community spirit. Founded over 40 years ago, VYDC serves over 500 young people of all background each year.
The Health Educator is responsible for planning, implementing and reporting program related activities. These include facilitating health education workshops, peer support groups and organizing youth interactive activities for disadvantaged youth between the ages of 10-21 years old. The goal is to prevent, delay and/or reduce the use of alcohol and other drugs (AOD), as well as raise awareness of mental health and promote wellness among Asian Pacific Islander youth by providing culturally competent services in a safe and welcoming environment for youth living in the Tenderloin, Southeast Asian and other disadvantaged youth throughout San Francisco. Position may require traveling within city limits.
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